Great Britain’s Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have finally clinched gold in the women’s 470 sailing class. The pair, who only needed to cross the finish line to guarantee gold, were forced to wait for their coronation after the final regatta was postponed on Wednesday due to a lack of wind. Mills and Clark’s gold is Team GB’s 21st of the Rio Olympic Games and follows Giles Scott’s triumph in the Finn sailing class. More to follow...
Great Britain's Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have won gold in the women's 470 sailing event at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The pair, silver medallists at the 2012 Olympics in London, only needed to finish the medal race on Thursday to win gold, and came in eighth.
Giles Scott sealed gold in sailing's Finn class to give Great Britain their fifth successive Olympic title in the event. The Weymouth-based 29-year-old succeeds Sir Ben Ainslie, who won three previous titles, and emulates Iain Percy in 2000.
Dylan Fletcher-Scott of Great Britain and Alain Sign of Great Britain compete in the Men's 49er class on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Marina da Gloria on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.